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First Street, Harare, Zimbabwe - Photo by garybembridge - CC-BY

 

Population mid-1999 ..........................................11,163,160
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)...........720
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 8.2
Unemployment....................................................................45%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.3
Labor force (%) ....... 2.3
 

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Resources and links about Zimbabwe

Heroes Acre, Harare, Zimbabwe - Photo by garybembridge - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................150,803 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 26
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 33
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................52
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 69
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 16
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 77
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 9

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allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe __ News reports and headlines from the African press, updated with breaking news. - From allafrica.com - http://allafrica.com/zimbabwe/

African Studies Center | Zimbabwe Page __ Annotated directory of links to resources about Zimbabwe. - From upenn.edu - http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Country_Specific/Zimbabwe.html

CIA - The World Factbook -- Zimbabwe __ You will find a map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. - From CIA - https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/zi.html

Country Profile: Zimbabwe __ "The fortunes of Zimbabwe have for more than two decades been tied to President Robert Mugabe, the pro-independence campaigner who wrested control from a small white community and became the country's first black leader." You will find an overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/country_profiles/1064589.stm

Doing Business in Zimbabwe __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=208

Economy of Zimbabwe __ "Properly managed, Zimbabwe's wide range of resources should enable it to support continuing economic growth." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Zimbabwe 
 
Ethnologue report for Zimbabwe __ Learn about the languages used in Zimbabwe. - From ethnologue.com - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=ZW 



History of Zimbabwe __ "Archaeologists have found Stone-Age implements, Khoisan cave paintings, arrowheads, pottery and pebble tools in several areas of Zimbabwe, a suggestion of human habitation for thousands of years, and the ruins of stone buildings provide evidence of more recent civilization." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Zimbabwe

Maps of Zimbabwe __ You will find a wide variety of Zimbabwe map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Zimbabwe.html

pictures of Zimbabwe at picturesofplaces.com - zimbabwe pictures ... __ "Zimbabwe pictures including African wildlife, Victoria Falls, Zambezi River, Chimanimani Mountains, Lake Kariba, Harare, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Africa/zimbabwe.html

Trade Shows in Zimbabwe,Trade Fairs in Zimbabwe,Zimbabwe Trade ... __ "Find information on Zimbabwe trade shows,trade fairs, trade exhibitions, business trade shows, business trade fairs, ..." - From biztradeshows.com - http://www.biztradeshows.com/zimbabwe/



Welcome to The Zimbabwe National Chamber Of Commerce __ Learn about the Chamber and its activities. Good information about doing business in Zimbabwe. - illustrated - From zncc.co.zw - http://www.zncc.co.zw/contactUs.htm

Zimbabwe __ "...officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, and formerly Republic of Rhodesia, is a landlocked country in the southern part of the continent of Africa,..." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe (04/07) __ Here are facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations of Zimbabwe. - From US State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5479.htm

Zimbabwe: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Zimbabwe geography, Zimbabwe maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blzimbabwe.htm


 
Zimbabwe Government Online __ Official site provides information about the Ministries and Departments. Maps, photos, general information, President Mugabe and more. - illustrated - From government of Zimbabwe - http://www.gta.gov.zw/

Zimbabwe: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ Information such as geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, map, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108169.html

zimbabwe map and information page __ An atlas page with maps, photos, general resources and more. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/africa/zw.htm
 
Zimbabwe Photos __ Galleries of click-to-view photo images, pictures of Zimbabwe. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Africa/Zimbabwe/

Zimbabwe Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Zimbabwe as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Zimbabwe and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Travel Information __ "With more than a passing resemblance to a National Geographic best-of issue, Zimbabwe is a beautiful and usually safe country to visit. It boasts the majestic Victoria Falls, magnificent wildlife preserves and the medieval ruins of Great Zimbabwe, as well as the bustling city of Harare." This and more - note: "travel warning" - illustrated - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/zimbabwe/

Zimbabwe Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/zimbabwe/ 

 

 

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